Australian Rainforests by Paul AdamAustralian Rainforests by Paul Adam

Australian Rainforests

byPaul Adam

Paperback | June 1, 1994

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The story of the Australian rainforests has important lessons for the conservation of rainforests throughout the world. This book gives a general account of these unique areas, covering what they are, where they are, how their present distribution has evolved, and concludes with a historicalaccount of human interaction with the rainforests from late Pleistocene times to the present. It aims to provide a broad framework that will enable new results to be considered in context.
Paul Adam, Lecturer, School of Biological Science, University of New South Wales.
Title:Australian RainforestsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:322 pagesPublished:June 1, 1994Publisher:Oxford University Press

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0198548729

ISBN - 13:9780198548720


Table of Contents

Introduction: The Australian environment1. Rainforest - definition and classification2. An overview of Australian rainforests3. Rainforest boundaries and the problem of mixed forests4. Regeneration and responses to disturbance5. Origins and history of Australian rainforest6. The rainforest fauna7. Mangroves8. The human influenceReferencesIndex

Editorial Reviews

`Overall this book is a highly useful text as an introduction to the literature on Australian rainforests. In a European context, it is to be recommended to forest ecology students, travellers to Australia, rainforest researchers, and those interested in the politics of forestry.'J.H.R. Heuch, Forestry, Vol. 69, No. 2, 1996